Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

Escape rooms have become really popular in the past few years. They seem to have been installed in every vacant building in tourist towns all over the country. As somebody with a fear of enclosed spaces and of being trapped, they do not appeal to me, despite my love of puzzles and themed attractions. The only way that I would agree to participate in an escape room would be if there were some kind of dog-centric one, filled with pug puppies. Although, on second thought, I don’t think I would want to escape from that.

Teaching made me realize adulthood is a myth. I want to show my students it’s okay to be human.

We’re all just humans, figuring it out one day at a time

I got breakthrough covid. It made me appreciate the vaccine more than ever.

Despite the odds, I feel very lucky

I don’t want kids. Here’s how I made peace with my decision.

I can’t have it all in life, and I’m okay with that